First trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia in January 2003 to do work for the USAID Mission there.

Mountains over Alaska
Mountains over Alaska

Our first sight of land 12 hours later: the mouth of the Tone River entering the Pacific at Chōshi, Japan (on the way to Tokyo-Narita International Airport)
Our first sight of land 12 hours later: the mouth of the Tone River entering the Pacific at Chōshi, Japan (on the way to Tokyo-Narita International Airport)
View of outlying Bangkok from the air (Bang Pakong River near Bang Krut)
Outside Bangkok from the air (Bang Pakong River at Bang Krut)
 The paddies outside Bangkok
The paddies outside Bangkok
Cambodia from the air
The Cambodian landscape from above
Cute Cambodian village
Cute Cambodian village
Phnom Penh from my hotel room---kind of gives you a feeling of what the buildings look like
Phnom Penh from my hotel room—kind of gives you a feeling of what the buildings look like
View of the Old National Assembly building from my hotel room in Phnom Penh
View of the Old National Assembly building from my hotel room
Family of four on a moto in front of the Chan Chhaya Pavilion of the <a href=
Family of four on a moto in front of the Chan Chhaya Pavilion of the Royal Palace
cambodian street kids
Cambodian street kids
Motos!
Motos!
Petrol in coke bottles by the side of the road (for motos)
Petrol in Coke bottles by the side of the road (for motos)
People cooking, selling stuff by the side of the road
People cooking, selling stuff by the side of the road
Cart with stuff to sell
Cart with stuff to sell
A gate of the Royal Palace
A gate of the Royal Palace
Motodups and the Royal Palace
Motodups and the Royal Palace
Chan Chhaya Pavilion of the Royal Palace
Chan Chhaya Pavilion of the Royal Palace
phnom penh street scene
Phnom Penh street scene
Something burning in the aftermath of the riots
Something burning in the aftermath of the riots
House boats on the Mekong River
House boats on the Mekong River
Shacks on the banks of the Mekong River
Shacks on the banks of the Mekong

Note: These photos originally appeared in my photo galleries.

5 Comments

Cambodian student in USA

traditional architecture (Wat Ounalom)
That is not WAT OUNALOM, that is our Ryal Palace viewed from the front. It is absolutely not a WAT!!!!

Thanks for the feedback. I corrected the caption.

I just went back through the captions in this old post and embellished them with additional detail, links, etc.

joey keo

beauty full never seen before… :)

oudom

thank for all of you which say about Cambodia. On behalf of Cambodia we are love our culture or together.

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